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Once bitten, Karnataka not shy to woo investors again


June 6th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 6 (IANS) Unfazed by the poor record of implementing the investment proposals that were flagged at the previous Global Investors' Meet (GIM 2010), the Karnataka government is ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Karnataka farmers’ bid to disrupt agri-summit thwarted


December 1st, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 1 (IANS) Police Thursday detained about 200 protesting farmers when they attempted to disrupt Karnataka's first Global Agri-business and Food Processing Summit at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Karnataka to use farm lands as equity in agri ventures (Lead)


December 1st, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 1 (IANS) The Karnataka government would make a new law to use agricultural land as equity in agro-based ventures but ensure that farmers retain the land ownership, ... Read more...

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Karnataka farmers to protest against agri-summit


December 1st, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 30 (IANS) Even as the Karnataka government braces to hold the global agri-business and food process summit in this tech hub Thursday, leading farmers' organisations in the state ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Construction equipment industry needs more skilled workforce’


November 26th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 26 (IANS) The Indian earthmoving and construction equipment (ECE) industry would require around two million skilled workforce by 2020 for operating and maintaining huge volumes of machinery in ... Read more...

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Karnataka holding agri-biz summit to woo investments


November 25th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 25 (IANS) The Karnataka government is holding a two-day global agri-business and food processing summit here Dec 1-2 to attract huge investment in the farm sector."As agriculture and ... Read more...

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Taj unveils its biggest hotel in Bangalore


September 8th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 8 (IANS) India's leading hospitality chain, Taj Hotels and Resorts of the Tata group Thursday unveiled its biggest property in this tech hub with 327 rooms and suites.Branded ... Read more...

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Indian healthcare industry poised for rapid growth


August 5th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 5 (IANS) The Indian healthcare industry is set to grow rapidly this decade due to rising life expectancy, higher income levels, health insurance proliferation and growing incidence of ... Read more...

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Indian industry should create 100 million jobs: Plan panel


January 20th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 20 (IANS) As the backbone of the Indian Industry, the manufacturing sector should create about 100 million jobs over the next 15 years to sustain a high growth rate, Planning ... Read more...

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Karnataka okays second phase of Bangalore Metro


November 10th, 2010 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 9 (IANS) The Karnataka government late Tuesday approved the second phase of the Bangalore Metro project (51 km) at a cost of a whopping Rs.14,774 crore (Rs.147.74 billion)."The cabinet has ... Read more...

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ISRO offers road map for private firms in space business (Lead)


August 25th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 25 (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Wednesday urged the private sector to come up with innovative technologies to join hands with it to tap the growing space ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Bangalore to host international healthcare expo in July


June 29th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 29 (IANS) An international exposition on medical, surgical and diagnostic equipment, technology, materials, supplies and allied services, Healthex 2010, will be held in this tech hub from July 16-19. Organised by ... Read more...

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Bangalore cycles for cause of environment, fitness


October 11th, 2009 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 11 (IANS) Cycling as a fun and sporting event received a major boost in India's IT-hub Bangalore as around 6,000 enthusiasts took part in BSA Hercules Cyclothon Bengaluru '09 here ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

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